NameWalter Frederick RAWLES
Birthabt 1851
Death1 Nov 1920
OccupationBank Clerk
Birth1866, Bermondsey, Surrey
Death23 Mar 1935
OccupationProfessor Of Music
FatherJohn James WATTS (1829-1905)
MotherSophia Sarah NIXON (1839-1915)
Marriage30 May 1908
Notes for Walter Frederick RAWLES
Name, marriage year and death year from The Danbys by Shelby Whittingham.

National Probate Calendar
Walter Frederick Rawles [corrected from Rowles] of 97 Wickham-road Brockley Kent died 1 November 1920 at 48 Vanbrugh-hill Kent Probate London 2 February to Sophia Mary Rowles [as spelled] widow. Effects 1387 pounds 15 shillings 10 pence.
Notes for Sophia Mary (Spouse 1)
Name, birth year and death year from The Danbys by Shelby Whittingham.

In the January to March 1866 birth index Sophia M. Watts, Bermondsey, Surrey, volume 1d, page 75.

Parish records St. George the Martyr, Southwark
Baptism March 26, 1866 Sophia Mary Watts daughter of John James Watts and Sophia Sarah Watts, of 13? St. James Place, Bermondsey, father’s occupation is solicitor’s clerk.

In the 1871 census 103 Jamaica Road, St. James, Bermondsey, St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey, Southwark. Head John J. Watts, age 41, Attorney and Solicitor, born St. Pancras, Middlesex. Wife Sophia S. Watts, age 30, born Glasgow, Scotland. Son John N. Watts, age 11, scholar, born Southwark, Surrey. Son Walter R. Watts, age 9, scholar, born Southwark. Daughter Sophia M. Watts, age 5, scholar born Bermondsey, Surrey. Daughter Henrietta G. Watts, age 3, born Bermondsey, Surrey.

In the 1881 census 103 Jamaica Road St. James, Bermondsey, Southwark, London. Head John J. S. Watts, age 51, solicitor, born St. Pancras, Middlesex. Wife Sophia Sarah Watts, age 42, born Glasgow, Scotland. Son John Nixon Watts, unmarried, age 21, articled clerk, born St. Georges Southwark. Daughter Sophia Mary Watts, age 15, scholar, born Bermondsey, Surrey. Daughter Henrietta Graham Watts, age 13, scholar, born Bermondsey. Daughter Rosa Caroline Watts, age 9, scholar, born Bermondsey. Daughter Gertrude Sarah Watts, age 7, scholar, born Bermondsey. Daughter Madeline Alice Watts, age 5 months, born Bermondsey.

In the 1891 census 6 The Marina, Herne, Kent. Head Alfred Steel, widower, age 29, timber merchant, employer, born Bermondsey, London. Son Alfred G. Steel, age 7 months, born New Cross, Kent. Mother in Law, Sophia S. Watts, age 52, born Glasgow, Scotland. Sister in law Sophia M. Watts, single, age 25, professor of music, born Bermondsey, Surrey. Sister in law Rosa C. B. Watts, single, age 19, born Bermondsey. Sister in law Madeline A. Watts, age 10, born Bermondsey. Servant Ulysses T. Barber, age 14, office boy, employed, born British North America [Canada], British Subject.

In the 1901 census 32 Lewisham High Road, St. Paul Deptford, London. Head John J. Watts, age 71, Solicitor, employer, born St. Pancras, London. Wife Sophia Watts, age 62, born Glasgow, Scotland. Son John N. Watts, age 41, single, solicitor, employer, born St. George the Martyr. Daughter Sophia M. Watts, age 35, single, born Bermondsey, London. Daughter Madeline Watts, age 20, single, born Bermondsey. Son in Law, Alfred Steel, widower, age 39, tiomber merchant, own account, born Bermondsey. Grandson Alfred G. Steel, age 10, born Deptford, London. 1 boarder, 1 servant.

Parish records St. Peter, Brockley, Lewisham, Deptford, London
May 30, 1908 marriage between Walter Frederick Rawles, age 57, widower, bank clerk, 97 Wickham Road, father William Rawles (deceased), gentleman and Sophia Mary Watts, age 42, spinster, 32 Adelaide Road, father John James Watts (deceased), solictor, by banns, in the presence of G. Booker and John N. Watts, by C. H. Grundy.

National Probate Calendar
Sophia Mary Rawles of 27 Tyson-road Forest Hill Kent widow died 23 March 1935 Probate London 29 April 1935 to Herbert Stanley Knight medical practitioner. Effects 2336 pounds 2 shillings 9 pence.
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